Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Market Risk
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 287 369 239
Rank change year-on-year +82 -130 +42
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 418 265 463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.89% 0.59% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.27% 1.60% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 189 338
London median daily rate £645 £650 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £463 £450 £411
90th Percentile £938 £913 £713
England median daily rate £625 £645 £575
% change year-on-year -3.10% +12.17% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Market Risk is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18414 16566 17511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.10% 36.73% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13189 11739 12310
London median daily rate £500 £475 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £688 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 256 302
London median hourly rate £21.40 £19.71 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £12.89 £12.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.80 £50.00 £47.28
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year - +7.39% +6.06%

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Market Risk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Risk in London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Risk in London

Market Risk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the London region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -1 62 £636 -2.12% 5
East London -9 7 £650 -
Market Risk
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Market Risk.

1 207 (49.52%) Finance
2 189 (45.22%) Banking
3 173 (41.39%) Front Office
4 149 (35.65%) Investment Banking
5 143 (34.21%) SQL
6 131 (31.34%) Credit Risk
7 123 (29.43%) Java
8 115 (27.51%) Risk Management
9 111 (26.56%) C#
10 110 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 89 (21.29%) Derivative
12 75 (17.94%) C++
13 59 (14.11%) .NET
14 58 (13.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 56 (13.40%) Analytics
16 55 (13.16%) Stress Testing
17 54 (12.92%) Fixed Income
17 54 (12.92%) Python
18 50 (11.96%) Mathematics
19 49 (11.72%) WCF
19 49 (11.72%) WPF
19 49 (11.72%) Hadoop
20 47 (11.24%) Big Data
20 47 (11.24%) JIRA
21 44 (10.53%) SQL Server
22 39 (9.33%) JavaScript
23 37 (8.85%) TDD
23 37 (8.85%) Scala
24 36 (8.61%) Business Analysis
24 36 (8.61%) T-SQL

Market Risk
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (6.22%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 8 (1.91%) Oracle Coherence
4 7 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (1.20%) Apache
5 5 (1.20%) SAS
6 4 (0.96%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.96%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.48%) GemFire
8 1 (0.24%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.24%) Mongoose
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (6.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 12 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.24%) Sophis RISQUE
1 1 (0.24%) SunGard APT
1 1 (0.24%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.48%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.44%) SMS
2 1 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (11.72%) Hadoop
2 47 (11.24%) Big Data
3 44 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 32 (7.66%) NoSQL
5 26 (6.22%) MongoDB
6 20 (4.78%) HBase
7 19 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (3.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (2.39%) Relational Database
10 9 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (2.15%) OLAP
11 8 (1.91%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.67%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (1.67%) Oracle Discoverer
12 7 (1.67%) Oracle OLAP
12 7 (1.67%) Snowflake Schema
13 6 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (1.44%) Data Mining
13 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (11.24%) JIRA
2 26 (6.22%) Subversion
3 21 (5.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (2.87%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.15%) Cucumber
6 8 (1.91%) Maven
7 7 (1.67%) ERwin
8 6 (1.44%) Jasmine
9 5 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (1.20%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.20%) Toad
9 5 (1.20%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.96%) FitNesse
10 4 (0.96%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.96%) Mocha
10 4 (0.96%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.72%) Ant
11 3 (0.72%) ClearCase
11 3 (0.72%) Selenium
11 3 (0.72%) SonarQube
General
1 207 (49.52%) Finance
2 189 (45.22%) Banking
3 173 (41.39%) Front Office
4 149 (35.65%) Investment Banking
5 25 (5.98%) Financial Institution
6 13 (3.11%) Back Office
7 2 (0.48%) International Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.24%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (46.65%) Developer
2 137 (32.78%) Analyst
3 102 (24.40%) Risk Analyst
4 91 (21.77%) Business Analyst
5 61 (14.59%) Market Risk Analyst
5 61 (14.59%) Risk Business Analyst
6 57 (13.64%) Java Developer
7 50 (11.96%) Quantitative Developer
8 47 (11.24%) C# Developer
9 42 (10.05%) Banking Analyst
9 42 (10.05%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 42 (10.05%) Qualitative Analyst
9 42 (10.05%) Quantitative Analyst
10 41 (9.81%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
11 37 (8.85%) Risk Manager
12 34 (8.13%) Credit Risk Developer
13 32 (7.66%) Project Manager
14 27 (6.46%) Analytics Developer
14 27 (6.46%) Risk Project Manager
15 26 (6.22%) Market Risk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.11%) .NET
2 49 (11.72%) WCF
2 49 (11.72%) WPF
3 35 (8.37%) AngularJS
4 26 (6.22%) Node.js
5 23 (5.50%) .NET Framework
6 22 (5.26%) HTML
7 18 (4.31%) Kafka
7 18 (4.31%) Reactive Extensions
8 17 (4.07%) Task Parallel Library
9 15 (3.59%) CSS
9 15 (3.59%) HTML5
10 14 (3.35%) Web Services
11 12 (2.87%) Akka
11 12 (2.87%) REST
12 10 (2.39%) XML
13 9 (2.15%) LINQ
14 8 (1.91%) CSS3
14 8 (1.91%) React
15 7 (1.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 131 (31.34%) Credit Risk
2 89 (21.29%) Derivative
3 58 (13.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 54 (12.92%) Fixed Income
5 30 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
6 28 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (5.98%) Equities
8 21 (5.02%) Computer Science
9 20 (4.78%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (3.83%) Fintech
11 9 (2.15%) Data Structures
12 8 (1.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 6 (1.44%) Credit Derivative
13 6 (1.44%) Grid Computing
14 5 (1.20%) User Experience
15 4 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
15 4 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
16 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
16 3 (0.72%) Virtual Team
17 2 (0.48%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.70%) Linux
2 17 (4.07%) Unix
3 15 (3.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (27.51%) Risk Management
2 110 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (13.40%) Analytics
4 55 (13.16%) Stress Testing
5 50 (11.96%) Mathematics
6 37 (8.85%) TDD
7 36 (8.61%) Business Analysis
8 34 (8.13%) Project Management
8 34 (8.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 33 (7.89%) Multithreading
9 33 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
9 33 (7.89%) Validation
10 32 (7.66%) PnL Attribution
11 31 (7.42%) Front End Development
12 29 (6.94%) Asset Management
12 29 (6.94%) ETL
12 29 (6.94%) SDLC
13 28 (6.70%) Physics
14 27 (6.46%) Migration
15 26 (6.22%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 143 (34.21%) SQL
2 123 (29.43%) Java
3 111 (26.56%) C#
4 75 (17.94%) C++
5 54 (12.92%) Python
6 39 (9.33%) JavaScript
7 37 (8.85%) Scala
8 36 (8.61%) T-SQL
9 23 (5.50%) VBA
10 15 (3.59%) R
11 13 (3.11%) PL/SQL
12 8 (1.91%) ES6
12 8 (1.91%) Perl
13 7 (1.67%) Korn
14 5 (1.20%) SAS Macro
15 4 (0.96%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.96%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.72%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.48%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.48%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 26 (6.22%) Degree
2 12 (2.87%) PhD
3 5 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.20%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.48%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.48%) PMP
6 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.24%) CISA
6 1 (0.24%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.74%) MiFID
2 20 (4.78%) QA
3 10 (2.39%) Basel II
4 8 (1.91%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.91%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (1.44%) COREP
5 6 (1.44%) EMIR
6 3 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.48%) Basel III
7 2 (0.48%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.24%) COBIT
8 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (2.63%) HDFS
2 6 (1.44%) Docker
3 3 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (3.11%) Control-M
2 3 (0.72%) Mesos
Vendors
1 36 (8.61%) Oracle
2 26 (6.22%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.59%) Informatica
4 14 (3.35%) Murex
5 12 (2.87%) Sybase
6 10 (2.39%) Tableau
7 4 (0.96%) Cognos
8 2 (0.48%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.24%) BISAM
9 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.24%) FactSet
9 1 (0.24%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.24%) IBM
9 1 (0.24%) Perforce
9 1 (0.24%) Reuters
9 1 (0.24%) Sophis
9 1 (0.24%) StatPro
9 1 (0.24%) SunGard
9 1 (0.24%) Wallstreet Suite